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Ways and Means

EIGHTH MEETING

2005-2006 Regular Session - February 17, 2005

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FOURTH SESSION

WAYS & MEANS COMMITTEE

MINUTES


Representative Jim Knoblach, Chair of the Ways & Means Committee, called the eighth meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. on February 17, 2005 in Room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Clerk noted the roll.

Members present:
KNOBLACH, Jim, Chair
DEMPSEY, Jerry, Vice Chair
ABELER, Jim
ANDERSON, Irv
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
BUESGENS, Mark
CARLSON, Lyndon
CLARK, Karen
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
ERHARDT, Ron
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMILTON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HOLBERG, MaryLiz
HUNTLEY, Thomas
KELLIHER, Margaret
KLINZING, Karen
KRINKIE, Phil
LARSON, Dan
MARANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Marty
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
VANDEVEER, Ray
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva

Members excused:

ABRAMS, Ron



7:10:05 PM Representative Knoblach called the meeting to order. A quorum was present.
7:10:18 PM Representative Beard moved that the minutes of 2/14/05 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

HF3 First Engrossment (Dorman) Omnibus bonding bill providing capital improvements funding for various state departments and higher education institutions including the University of Minnesota, modifying previous bonding, issuing new bonds, and appropriating money.

7:10:40 PM Representative Dorman moved that HF3, the First Engrossment, be recommended to pass and be sent to the General Register.
7:28:58 PM Representative Dorman moved the H0003A28 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:29:56 PM Representative Dorman moved the H0003A26 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:31:21 PM Representative Knoblach moved the H0003A21 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:33:30 PM Representative Knoblach moved the H0003A24 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:34:28 PM Representative Knoblach moved the H0003A38 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

7:35:12 PM
Representative Ozment moved the H0003A16 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:36:12 PM Representative Dempsey moved the H0003A33 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:37:16 PM Representative Sykora moved the H0003A25 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:38:29 PM Representative Kelliher moved the H0003A39 amendment.

Representative Kelliher moved to orally amend the H0003A39 amendment by: L 4, delete six, and insert one, L.5, delete months and insert, year. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Buesgens moved to orally amend the H0003A39 by L. 13, change, regions to region. THE AMENDMENT TO THE AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Kelliher moved that the H0003A39 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.

7:41:28 PM Representative Gunther moved the H0003A31 amendment.

Representative Gunther moved to orally amend the H0003A31 amendment by: L.3, delete 18 and insert 19, delete "154,762,000" and insert "49,000,000, L. 4 delete" 152,202,000" and insert "46,440,000". THE AMENDMENT, TO THE AMENDMENT, WAS ADOPTED.

Representative Gunther moved that the H0003A31 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE AMENDMENT, AS AMENDED, WAS ADOPTED.
7:44:14 PM Representative Solberg moved the H0003A32 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:47:34 PM Representative Knoblach moved the H0003A22 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:51:10 PM Representative Krinkie moved the H0003A37 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:53:21 PM Representative Abeler moved the H0003A19 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
7:55:19 PM Representative Hamilton moved the H0003A23 amendment.

Representative Krinkie moved to orally amend the H0003A23 amendment by: L. 5, after using, add, 5%. THE ORAL AMENDMENT, TO THE AMENDMENT, WAS NOT ADOPTED.

Representative Hamilton renewed his motion that the H0003A23 amendment be recommended to pass. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
8:04:16 PM Representative Dorman moved the H3-45 amendment. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
8:10:10 PM Representative Dorman moved the H0003A40 amendment.

Representative Vandaveer moved to orally amend the H0003A40 amendment by: Delete, L. 7 and 8, insert, P.24, L.16, delete 5,000,000 and insert 4,500,000.
Kathy Novak, House Research, addition/clarification to Vandaveer amendment, P. 24, L.7 delete 20,000,000 and insert 19,500,000, delete L. 5, 6, 9, and 10. THE ORAL AMENDMENT WAS INCORPORATED.

Representative Ozment moved to amend the H0003A40 amendment by: Delete, L. 3 and 4, insert, P.13, L. 30, delete, 4,850,000 and insert, 3,350,000. THE HAND WRITTEN AMENDMENT WAS WITHDRAWN.


Representative Krinkie requested a roll call on the H0003A40 amendment. The results were as follows:

AYES NAYS ABSTAIN EXCUSED

DEMPSEY, Jerry KNOBLACH, Jim ANDERSON, Irv ABRAMS, Ron
ABELER, Jim BUESGENS, Mark
BEARD, Mike HAMILTON, Rod
BRADLEY, Fran HILTY, Bill
CARLSON, Lynn HOLBERG, MaryLiz
CLARK, Karen KRINKIE, Phil
DORMAN, Dan NORNES, Bud
DORN, John OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
ERHARDT, Ron RUKAVINA, Tom
GRIELING, Mindy SEIFERT, Marty
GUNTHER, Bob
HUNTLEY, Tom
KELLIHER, Margaret
KLINZING, Karen
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUTH, Connie
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
VANDEVEER, Ray
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva


On a vote of 26 AYES and 10 NAYS THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
8:41:47 PM Representative Rukavina moved the H0003A27 amendment. THE AMENDMENT NOT ADOPTED.
8:46:00 PM Representative Clark moved the H0003A36 amendment. On a division of 21-12. THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.
8:51:08 PM Representative Greiling moved the H0003A41 amendment. THE AMENDMENT NOT ADOPTED.
8:59:36 PM Representative Dorman moved that HF3, the First Engrossment as amended, be recommended to pass.
9:03:46 PM Representative Krinkie requested a roll call vote on HF3, the First Engrossment, as amended. The vote was as follows:

AYES NAYS EXCUSED

KNOBLACH, Jim BUSGUENS, Mark ABRAMS, Ron
DEMPSEY, Jerry HOLBERG, MaryLiz
ABELER, Jim KRINKIE, Phil
ANDERSON, Irv VANDAVEER, Ray
BEARD, Mike
BRADLEY, Fran
CARLSON, Lynn
CLARK, Karen
DORMAN, Dan
DORN, John
ERHARDT, Ron
GREILING, Mindy
GUNTHER, Bob
HAMLITON, Rod
HILTY, Bill
HUNTLEY, Tom
KELLIHER, Margaret
KLINZING, Karen
LARSON, Dan
MARIANI, Carlos
McNAMARA, Denny
NORNES, Bud
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
OZMENT, Dennis
PAYMAR, Michael
RUKAVINA, Tom
RUTH, Connie
SEIFERT, Connie
SMITH, Steve
SOLBERG, Loren
SYKORA, Barb
WAGENIUS, Jean
WALKER, Neva


On a vote of 33 AYES and 4 NAYS THE MOTION PREVAILED.

The meeting was adorned at 9:15 P.M.

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Jim Knoblach, Chair


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Shirley Koderick, Committee Legislative Assistant.